Licence to Sell Certain Substances From a Country Store - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you are not a pharmaceutical chemist and you intend to operate a country store that sells or supplies certain hazardous poisons, medicinal poisons or potent substances. This licence will only be issued to open shops that are situated at least 10 kilometres from the nearest pharmacy.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be familiar with the provisions of current legislation;
  • Have a thorough understanding of the English language; and
  • Be a fit and proper person.

You may be required to have the distance of your shop to the nearest pharmacy independently verified.

Please note that the applicant for this licence must be the person who will be responsible for the safe custody of the substances and for compliance with the requirements of current legislation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to twelve months.

Expiry

Licences expire on 31 December each year.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyLicence$38.25

Application

Apply

You must support your application with a certificate from a medical practitioner, magistrate or mayor of the area that you intend to conduct your business certifying that you are a fit and proper to sell the substances covered by this licence. Please use the contact details below to find out more information.


Lodgement

Apply

You must lodge your initial application, supporting documentation and application fee by post.


Renew

You may renew your licence at any Service Tasmania outlet.


Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Pharmaceutical Services

Act(s) name

Poisons Act 1971 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Poisons Regulations 2008 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Health and Human Services
Pharmaceutical Services


Mailing address:
GPO Box 125
Hobart
7001

Phone:

1300135513

Phone:

03 61660400

Fax:

03 62333904
james.galloway@dhhs.tas.gov.au

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